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Re-naming the infamous bridge at Selma, Alabama

Re-naming the infamous bridge at Selma, Alabama

Perhaps the Edmund Pettus Bridge might now bear the name 'Martyrs of Selma' instead. Sign the petition.

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Obama links gays and immigrants to civil rights era

Obama links gays and immigrants to civil rights era

The president commemorated the famous march of Martin Luther King Jr and civil rights activists at the Edmund Pettus bridge in Selma, Ala., that became known as Bloody Sunday.

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Alabama Republican opposes tax money for medical marijuana

Alabama Republican opposes tax money for medical marijuana

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Local Alabama zoning board is accused of endangering children

Life Legal Defense Foundation filed an appeal against Huntsville Board of Zoning Adjustment that challenged the body's decision to allow abortions to be performed near a public school.

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Focus: Deep South 'school-to-prison' practice follows mistreatment of school girl

Focus: Deep South 'school-to-prison' practice follows mistreatment of school girl

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Alabama stand-off yields boy hostage; gunman is dead

Alabama stand-off yields boy hostage; gunman is dead

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Racist mob puts Alabama man in hospital

Racist mob puts Alabama man in hospital

Matthew Owens remains in critical condition following a beat-down by a mob of 20 adults and children in Mobile. Racist slurs were used, and reference made to the Trayvon Martin case.

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How to think of the United States as a mixed salad

How to think of the United States as a mixed salad

...instead of a mixing pot.

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